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October 1, 2013
DENVER – The city of Evergreen is the newest location for a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). The location will make it easier for Jefferson County survivors to receive in-person Federal Emergency...
October 1, 2013
DENVER – Throughout flood-damaged areas of Colorado, 245 young FEMA Corps members in distinctive blue uniforms are joining the effort to help Coloradans recover.FEMA Corps is a partnership between...
September 30, 2013
DENVER – Non-English speaking applicants who were impacted by the recent severe storms, floods, mudslides and landslides in Colorado can receive information and assistance in their native language....
September 30, 2013
DENVER – Disaster-related legal services are provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through an agreement with the Young Lawyers division of the American Bar Association.  The...
September 27, 2013
DENVER – Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Greeley, Longmont and Louisville to provide free rebuilding information Saturday, Sept. 28, through...
September 26, 2013
DENVER – Twenty-three Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs) are helping flood survivors connect with recovery services in Adams, Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer and Weld...
September 26, 2013
DENVER - FEMA Individual Assistance is not only for homeowners. It is also be available for eligible renters, and it could include a grant to help pay for temporary emergency housing.Renters in nine...
September 26, 2013
DENVER – The first Disaster Recovery Centers in Arapahoe and Logan counties are open to help survivors get answers to disaster assistance needed because of losses and damages caused by severe storms...
September 25, 2013
DENVER – Bilingual (English and Spanish) Social Security representatives from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) will be at the Longmont Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boulder County on...
September 25, 2013
DENVER – More than $25 million has been approved in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster grants for survivors of Colorado’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began...
September 25, 2013
MINOT, N.D. – After 27 months, the FEMA temporary housing mission in the Souris Valley came to a close yesterday.  In the aftermath of the 2011 Souris River flooding, FEMA brought in more than 2,000...
September 24, 2013
DENVER – The first Disaster Recovery Center in El Paso County is open in Colorado Springs. Survivors who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and...
September 24, 2013
DENVER – Boulder and Larimer counties will now have additional Public Assistance for permanent repair and replacement of disaster-damaged infrastructure. The counties were previously designated for...
September 24, 2013
DENVER – Disaster assistance information is available at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Idaho Springs for survivors who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding,...
September 23, 2013
DENVER – Homeowners returning to flood-damaged homes should use caution – structural damage may have made the house unsafe, electricity and gas may pose a threat, and animals may have taken up...
September 23, 2013
DENVER - After Colorado survivors apply for federal help that includes aid for damage to their homes, housing inspections are the next step.A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inspector will...
September 22, 2013
DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the State of Colorado, has activated its Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible evacuees of...
September 22, 2013
DENVER – Colorado residents who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides can get information about disaster assistance at two new Disaster...
September 22, 2013
DENVER - Homeowners using privately owned access roads and bridges that were damaged as a result of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides may receive limited disaster assistance help...
September 21, 2013
DENVER – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is open in Estes Park in Larimer County to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from Colorado’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and...

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